As social networking online becomes more and more lucrative, more and more services are appearing hoping to capture your social life. As time passed, two trends have appeared.
What are they, and what’s the difference?
Type 1: Closed-Model Network
It is Closed-Model networks that represent the stereotypical “social network”. MySpace was one. Facebook is one. Google+ is one. With these networks, users are asked to sign up and coexist within the network, finding their social tools and activity all in one central place.